MARINA Short Film Casting

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We are seeking:

ONE (1) Latino Boy who can play 8-12 years who identifies as D/deaf/Hard of Hearing
THREE (3) Black and/or Latin PERFORMERS of ALL GENDERS who can play 30s/40s who have a strong familiarity with American sign language (ASL). These roles are hearing.

THIS IS A PAID OPPORTUNITY (SAG/AFTRA Short Film, open to union and non union talent.)

All acting experience levels are encouraged to submit. 

Seeking talent based anywhere in the US. The film shoots in Washington State (in the Spokane area)-travel and accommodations are provided for talent if not local.


We would love to send you more information about this project to share with your community, including a link for how to submit and a link to the casting flyer. 

Please reply to this email/contact us at for more information. 


Justin Perez’s Visual Vernacular Show (Newark – May 3, 2024)

Justin Perez comes to DSD on May 3, 2024 at 7pm.  See below for more info.

This isn’t your ordinary night. Justin Perez is bringing his electrifying Visual Vernacular show to town, and it’s unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Prepare to be amazed by a performance that blends sign language, mime, and theatrical magic to create stories that leap off the stage and straight into your heart.


  • Seeing stories come alive with Justin’s dynamic movements and expressive face.
  • Laughing until your sides hurt at his witty humor and playful energy.
  • Experiencing the world in a whole new way through the power of visual communication.

This show is perfect for anyone who loves innovative storytelling, wants to see something truly unique, or just wants a night filled with laughter and wonder.

So don’t miss your chance to be a part of the Visual Vernacular movement!

P.S. This show is accessible for both Deaf and hearing audiences and Interpreter will be provided! 

Tickets and more info at